Cleveland Ladies HB Irons Review Thread

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These just arrived at THP HQ. It poured all night last night and most of this morning so I don't think I will get a chance to take these to the range until tomorrow. I can't wait to see how these perform!












 

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You have some iron action going on at THP HQ! Very interested in seeing how these work for you. I found the 'hybrid irons' really helpful last year.
 

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Those are sweet looking clubs. It's going to be interesting to read your thoughts. It's looking like a lot more hybrid iron sets are making their debut this year.
 

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As someone that enjoyed the men's version of these, I look forward to GG's thoughts.
 

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I am really intrigued with these and can't wait to get them out on the range to hit. I really hope it doesn't rain anymore today so I can get out there tomorrow. I will say that when you see them they look like they are going to be very heavy. However, when you pick them up they are super light. It was like I was expecting to pick up a brick but instead picked up a feather. If these can offer the forgiveness I need I have a feeling these are going to be a series contender for my bag.
 

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look at all that off set, GG dont hook these to much. Haha I kid.

Very different looking irons, but they look good to.
 

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Interesting looking clubs! cant wait to read your thoughts on them.
 

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I think you'll like them. I liked the men's version more than I did the SuperLaunch.
 

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They remind me somewhat of the Cobra Transition set which I tried this year. Very easy iron to hit with tons of forgiveness. The Cleveland HB's are a beautiful looking set of irons and I bet they are easy to get up in the air. You can be assured the worms will not be wearing Army helmets when these irons are on the course!
 

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Look forward to hearing your thoughts GG, you sure have a lot of stuff to review these next few weeks
 

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I got these for Christmas and LOVE them. Golf Chick was in the shop last week and tried them out too and found that although she's had a little bit of a slice right now that these were a straight shot. I get a fair amount of distance out of them too (compared to similar clubs). Eager to hear your thoughts GG on these. I'll be playing them for sure at the Outing.
 

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can't wait to hear your thoughts GG. I know JB liked the mens version. Looks like you have some new contenders for your bag between these and the burner 2.0's.
 

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Those are nice looling GG! Best of luck with them when you are finally able to get out there!
 

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So I took these out to the range and course today during my round with JB. I have mixed feelings so far. I have a mental issue with hybrids at the moment so hitting these compared to another iron was a bit of a struggle from a mental stand point. Every time I set up to them I would think it was a hybrid and my shots suffered. However, when I did get a hold of the ball these clubs performed! They are long and straight and have great ball flight.

I was hitting them longer then the TaylorMade SuperLaunch but not quite as long as the TaylorMade Burner 2.0s. These have a very distinct sound to them at impact and I am still up in the air on whether or not I like it. It sort of sounds like you are hitting a driver but not quite so loud. I am very intrigued by these irons and I am really looking forward to taking them out again this week.

If I can get past the look at set up (looking like a hybrid) I think these could be a very strong contender. Maybe it will even help me hit a hybrid again because right now those clubs are in serious time out.
 

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My darling spouse took me for new clubs, under the guise that we were looking for him. I started golfing last april, and my first set was a Tour Edge Reaction. It served its purpose well but I couldnt hit the driver to save my life, I had added a Cleveland 3i hybrid to replace the non-useable driver, and of course I acquired a niblick as well, threw out the stock putter and added an odyssey. I was not in the market to drop any money on my clubs, but DH needed some new ones.

Next thing I now I am in the swing booth and trying out all sorts of models including the adams as07, callaway diablo, the bloom series, the hb series, and Nike as well. Its a godsend to have those tools to get clubs that work for you, but it sure is weird to swing into a black hole. Time and again the HBs were down the midde and within 5 rather erratic yards of the Diablos, I did end up with the Cleveland HB series of irons. It definitely changed the game for the better for me. I have a horrible curve to the left. My instructor works every 4 weeks with me on this.

Then of all surprises the guy hands me a few drivers of which I have never hit anything successfully. Up until this week I had no driver in my bag... I was middle of the pack against the ladies in the club, and never pull out a fairway wood or driver. My results at the driving range each month with drivers and woods were dismal. First driver he handed me was a bloom 11.5, and the very first ball went 150. I darn near wet myself in surprise. Swung again and it went 157. Not a one of them gophered, none careened out of control. I am in love.

I belive I would like to add a mashie to the mix for the thick rough at our course. Tried his baffler and convinced me I need funky hybrid with a goofy name.
 

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roadtrip that is awesome!! I tried the Cleveland HB irons and the last outing and if I hadn't just got a set of Nike Slingshot irons these would have been in the mix. There is no better feeling then when you pipe a drive down the middle.

If you are looking at hybrids you should also throw the wilson fybrid into the mix. ddec had surprised me with on randomly after I had tried his moms one day at the range. I have compared it against the mashie and the baffler and I still get better numbers with the fybrid. rockbottomgolf.com has them for around $30. Just a suggestion.
 

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GG, did you spend any more time with these clubs since the initial session?
 

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